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Is Non-surgical Fat Removal Worth the Hype?

Is Non-surgical Fat Removal Worth the Hype?

Posted November 02, 2020 in CoolSculpting®

3 Minute Read:  Non-surgical body contouring procedures have gotten more attention in recent years as a quick solution to fix problem areas on the body, and CoolSculpting® is at the top of many people’s wishlist. CoolSculpting® is popular among healthy adults who have minor pockets of fat in areas like the abdomen. However, because this […]

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Why Do You Get Surgical Scars and How Can You Minimize Them?

Why Do You Get Surgical Scars and How Can You Minimize Them?

Posted October 20, 2020 in Plastic Surgery Scars

2 Minute Read:  Scars occur on the skin as a result of trauma, either from wounds or surgery. Often the damage penetrates below the skin’s surface to the underlying tissue and fat. Scarring is the body’s strategy for sealing up the wound and healing the area. What Causes Scarring After Plastic Surgery? Any sort of […]

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What Is BII?

What Is BII?

Posted July 31, 2020 in Breast Augmentation

5 Minute Read:  Breast Implant Illness (BII) is a term used by women who have breast implants and who self- identify and describe a variety of symptoms including  autoimmune issues, muscle aches, joint pain, fatigue, hair loss, headaches,  photosensitivity, chronic pain, rash, anxiety, brain fog, sleep disturbance, depression, neurologic issues and hormonal issues that they […]

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3 Ways Facial Fillers and Injectables Help Skin Flourish

3 Ways Facial Fillers and Injectables Help Skin Flourish

Posted July 23, 2020 in Facial Fillers

2 Minute Read:  Most people who are worried about wrinkles and fine lines forming on their faces do not mind going through a non-invasive procedure that gives instant results with minimal downtime. This has caused more people to shift to facial fillers and injectables as an alternative to traditional surgical procedures like facelift surgery. Why […]

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What Causes Capsular Contracture? A Closer Look at the Implant Complication

What Causes Capsular Contracture? A Closer Look at the Implant Complication

Posted June 06, 2020 in Capsular Contracture

3 Min Read:  The formation of a scar tissue “capsule” is a normal part of the healing process after breast augmentation surgery and isn’t always a bad thing—the capsule often helps keep the implant in the breast pocket. Capsular contracture occurs when the scar tissues begin to harden and tighten around the implant. Some symptoms […]

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How to Make My Liposuction Recovery Smoother

How to Make My Liposuction Recovery Smoother

Posted May 05, 2020 in Liposuction

3 Min Read:  As summer approaches, many people are getting ready by tackling their unwanted fat. Liposuction is one of the most popular ways to remove fat from your body and improve body contours. Once you’ve had your procedure, the next step is to make it through recovery. Recovery is the last phase before you […]

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3 Ways Breast Reduction Can Change Your Life

3 Ways Breast Reduction Can Change Your Life

Posted April 21, 2020 in Breast Reduction

3 Minute Read:  While breast augmentation surgery is still the most popular breast procedure, some women may be better suited for a breast reduction.  Overly large breasts can become cumbersome and place extra pressure on the spine, which can create back, neck, or chest pain. Large breasts can also limit movement and impact your ability […]

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How Can Men Reduce the Size of Their Enlarged Breasts?

How Can Men Reduce the Size of Their Enlarged Breasts?

Posted March 25, 2020 in Gynecomastia Surgery

2 Minute Read:  Men who suffer from overly enlarged breasts feel a high level of self-consciousness and discomfort. This enlargement is not an indicator of obesity but is instead a medical condition known as gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is the benign enlargement of male breast tissue, and this affects at least 30 percent of men at some […]

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Breast Enhancement: What You Need to Know

Breast Enhancement: What You Need to Know

Posted February 25, 2020 in Breast Enhancement

2 Min Read Year after year, breast augmentation and other breast enhancement procedures continue to rank as the most popular plastic surgery options for women. Breast augmentation can restore fullness to a woman’s naturally small bust line through the insertion of saline or silicone breast implants. What Do I Need to Know Before Breast Augmentation […]

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Do I Need a Facelift or a Neck Lift?

Do I Need a Facelift or a Neck Lift?

Posted January 14, 2020 in Facelift

2 Min Read As we age, our skin loses elasticity, which causes wrinkles to make an unpleasant mark on our face. Skin sagging, wrinkles, and dark spots range in severity depending on gravity, sun exposure, and weight fluctuations. Both facelift and neck lift surgery address the effects of aging, but they do not treat the […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Forehead Wrinkles

How to Prevent and Treat Forehead Wrinkles

Posted December 20, 2019 in Skin Treatment

3 Min Read We can place the blame of our forehead wrinkles on facial aging, sun exposure, loss of skin elasticity, and repetitive frowning. Vertical lines on the forehead can be bothersome and hard to conceal with everyday makeup. Skin care routines, minimally invasive techniques, and surgical procedures can help offset the unsettling appearance of […]

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Your Guide to Injectables: Achieving a Youthful Appearance

Your Guide to Injectables: Achieving a Youthful Appearance

Posted November 25, 2019 in BOTOX®, Dysport®, Injectable Fillers, Restylane® Silk, Voluma® XC

3 minute read Injectables are becoming more popular every year and continue to gain traction thanks to their minimally-invasive nature. Of the millions of cosmetic procedures performed annually, a growing percentage of them are trending towards minimally-invasive techniques. These injectable treatment options are excellent ways to enhance the skin by reducing wrinkles, smoothing and tightening […]

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